Definitions of organization

  1. the persons ( or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; " he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; " the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; " he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
  2. an organized structure for arranging or classifying; " he changed the arrangement of the topics"; " the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; " he tried to understand their system of classification"
  3. the act of organizing a business or business- related activity; " he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
  4. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; " his organization of the work force was very efficient"
  5. an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; " his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; " we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
  6. a group of people who work together
  7. the act of forming something; " the constitution of a PTA group last year"; " it was the establishment of his reputation"; " he still remembers the organization of the club"
  8. The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body.
  9. The state of being organized; also, the relations included in such a state or condition.
  10. That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism
  11. an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life.
  12. Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.
  13. The parts of an animal or a plant, acting or working together; any body consisting of parts each of which performs a special duty; as, the educational organisation of the country; a body of persons united for some end or work; as, a church organization; the act of forming a union to work together; as, the organization of a club.
  14. Constitution; an arrangement of distinct but mutually dependent parts; an organism.
  15. Organic arrangement.
  16. The act of organizing: the state of being organized.
  17. The act of organizing; state of being organized; organic structure; structure.

Usage examples for organization

  1. A. No, not to the organization. – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  2. No person was ever known without an organization. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  3. There was but one alternative- to travel independent of any organization. – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  4. The whole factory system, the modern factory system as we understand it, was then quite a new part of our social organization. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. Jachin Fell is the man at the head of this organization. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  6. Some raw stuff is so inferior that no high social organization can be built out of it. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  7. But in the organization of the House, the contest was not between white and colored, but between Democrats and Republicans. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  8. Carpenter went on questioning, bent upon knowing about this outlaw organization and its members. – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. If he allowed for organization he would be right altogether. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. The new organization would be one of the most complete in the country; it would be an honor to anyone to be connected with it. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  11. Chief among its extraordinary good fortunes at its organization was that of the presence of a man without whom at that time its establishment would have been hardly possible. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  12. He had a faculty for organization, and for using men and circumstances which amounted to genius of the noblest order. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. President of a Big Organization. – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  14. In fact, it's too big for any organization but the government to tackle. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  15. An important effect of the Restoration was organization of a means of training the future officers of the fleet. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  16. Members of society who come into it as it is today can live only by entering into the organization. – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  17. I have only yet indicated the ameliorations introduced into the organization of the administration. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  18. The Larger Parish is not a method, or organization, or machine, that one can secure and put in operation and then the work is done. – The Making of a Country Parish by Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills
  19. They are seen particularly in persons of highly nervous organization and especially after periods of emotional strain or stress. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  20. He can still knock out anybody in the organization in one round. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips